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Faith and Cosmology Sat Nov 15 - full programme available

Fri 10th Oct, 2014
Full programme available register at www.div.ed.ac.uk - direct link http://bit.ly/FaithandCosmology £10 or free to students including lunch and refreshments

Albertus Institute for Science, Knowledge and Religion

in collaboration with the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh


Saturday 15th November 2014, 9.00-4.30, in the Martin Hall, New College

From 9.00: Registration

9.30 Welcome and opening remarks from Professor Zenon Bankowski (Albertus) and Dr Sara Parvis (School of Divinity).

9.40 Fr Andrew Pinsent, University of Oxford: 'Cosmology: a clarification of the philosophical questions'. Chair: Dr Elizabeth Drummond Young

10.25 Questions to Fr Andrew Pinsent

10.45 Coffee

11.15 Professor Bernard Carr, Queen Mary, University of London

'The Multiverse'. Chair: Professor Zenon Bankowski

12.00 Questions to Professor Bernard Carr

12.20 Lunch

1.15 Dr Peter J. Bussey, University of Glasgow, 'Cosmology: how theology and physics meet'. Chair: Dr Mark Harris

2.00 Questions to Dr Bussey

2.20 Jamie Boulding (University of Cambridge): ‘Medieval Mysticism and Cosmology’. Chair: Dr Mark Harris

2.50 Questions to Jamie Boulding

3.10 Coffee

3.40 Panel of all speakers with questions from the floor. Chair: Dr Sara Parvis

4.25 Closing remarks and thanks (Professor Zenon Bankowski)

4.30 Finish